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November 01 2016

MERCEDES-BENZ REPORTS OCTOBER SALES OF 28,659 UNITSMBUSA posts 0.7% YTD increase

MERCEDES-BENZ REPORTS OCTOBER SALES OF 28,659 UNITSMBUSA posts 0.7% YTD increase

ATLANTA–Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today reportedOctobersales of28,659 vehicles, decreasing1.0% from the 28,952vehicles sold during the same month last year. Mercedes-Benz Vans also reported Octobersales with 2,724units, down2.7% and smart reported 418units, bringing MBUSA grand total to 31,801vehicles for the month, down 2.1% from last year.On a year-to-date basis, Mercedes-Benz retails totaled 277,863. Adding year-to-date-sales of 27,880for Vans and 4,462for smart, MBUSA posted a grand total of 310,205units in October, increasing 0.7% from the previous year.

  “We’re on track for another greatyearas we continue into the fourth quarter,” said Dietmar Exler, president and CEO of MBUSA. “Overall MBUSA sales for the year are outperforming last year, which was our highest year on record.”

   Mercedes-Benz volume leaders in October included the C-Class, GLE and E-Class (including the CLS) model lines. The C-Class took the lead at 6,227, followed by the GLE at 4,042. The E-Class, rounded out the top three with 3,827 units sold.

   Mercedes-AMG high-performance modelssold 1,903units in October, with a total of 17,545 units sold year-to-date (up 40.8%).

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